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FZNT25 KWNM 050848
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
348 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

CONDITIONS GIVEN REPRESENT THE HIGHEST WITHIN THAT PERIOD.

...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE EXTENDING INTO THE S WATERS WILL
PASS NE ACROSS THE REGION TODAY WHILE WEAKENING. LOW PRES ALONG
THE SE COAST WILL PASS E ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS TODAY INTO
TONIGHT. ANOTHER STRONGER LOW WILL DEVELOP TUE AND MOVE NE NEAR
THE SE COAST...CONTINUE NE INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS TUE
NIGHT...THEN DRIFT SE WED INTO WED NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING. A
STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW THU. LOW PRES WILL
MOVE ACROSS THE N PORTION THU NIGHT PULLING THE COLD FRONT ACROSS
THE WATERS LATE THU NIGHT AND FRI. STRONG HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E
TOWARD THE COAST FRI NIGHT AS A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS PASSES
SE OVER THE N WATERS.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
7 TO 10 FT...BUILDING TO 11 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.



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